RSVP Skin Care has found the secret ingredient to healthy skin: dragon’s blood. Extracted from a rare tree that grows only in the Indian Ocean, RSVP has built a line of exclusive, all organic skin care products around this “fantastic ingredient,” says RSVP President, Jesse Witham.
June 2014 Issue
Independent Retailer recently spoke with Kathleen McHugh, president of the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), the largest non-profit association providing leadership and resources to grow the specialty toy industry.
Mobile point of sale (mPOS) is a revolutionary change retailers can implement in their stores to offer customers a more intimate and convenient shopping experience. When customers don’t have to stand in lines and sales associates don’t have to take customers to a central counter, this creates a distributed sales process which pleases customers. It also empowers sales associates and allows retailers to reimagine and modernize their store floors.
By Mike Auger Many businesses experience a seasonal summer slowdown, including online stores. To combat this, determine what promotional or marketing plans you have in place now that can be fine-tuned, or amped up to help maintain or even increase summertime revenues. Your current ecommerce platform should have ways to address most, if not all […]
Campground stores are a great way to add a lot of revenue to the bottom line of any campground. Some stores even generate as much revenue as the campsites produce. Every campground should have a store that carries more than just sodas, ice and the camp’s t-shirt.
Fashion-Cent is confident it has the best wholesale prices in the garment and accessory business. According to Seth Duncan, national sales manager, the company has developed an innovative “sliding price scale” that discounts bulk orders of products up to 90 percent off wholesale price.
Have you ever noticed how the big box stores are constantly written about in the newspapers, magazines, and on websites? You feel like your little old retail store could never get the attention of the media. Let’s shatter that myth. Small retail stores can get great press. All it takes is some elbow grease and building relationships with the media. Don’t worry! Here is how it’s done.
The home page plays an important role in the overall picture of a successful ecommerce site. It often sets the tone for the rest of the visitor experience, and is typically the page visitors will return to in order to reacquaint themselves.
The California Clock Company is one of the few firms that can boast that their products have been made in America since the 1930s. As manufacturer of the Kit-Cat Clock for 82 years, California Clock has built both a great product and an ongoing legacy.
Rugnur & Co. / Maxy Home is one of the largest U.S. importers of area rugs and doormats from Turkey. “Turkish rugs are well known for their high quality materials, design, and labor,” says Ibrahim Sonmez, president and CEO. Products include mid-level area rugs in a variety of sizes, as well as shapes such as rectangular, round and oval.